Kenya’s presidential election bitterly divides country, spurs protests over political rivals | news

This has been declared by the electoral officials of Kenya Guillem Ruto the winner of their election in a contentious political battle, with just over half of the East African nation’s votes. However, many remain skeptical about the outcome and this uncertainty has spurred mass protests in some Kenyan cities. Former prime minister Raila Odingawho had unsuccessfully contested the presidency four times before, suffered a narrow loss with 48.85 percent of the vote to Ruto’s 50.49 percent. CBS News reports. The election was so close that four out of seven election officials seemed dissatisfied with the outcome after about a…

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Political Rewind: Giuliani a Target in Fulton Probe; Abortion law remains in place; Medicaid expansion

the panel Adam VanBrimmer, @adamvanbrimmereditorial page editor, Savannah Morning News Emma Hurt, @Emma_Hurtreporter, Axios Atlanta Rafael Olavarría, @RafaelOlavarria fact checker, Factchequeado Tamar Hallerman, @TamarHallermansenior reporter, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution the breakdown 1. Rudy Giuliani is now a target in the Fulton County probe. The news came less than two days before his scheduled testimony. Senator Lindsey Graham’s appeal not to testify in District Attorney Fani Willis’ investigation into Donald Trump’s role in the 2020 election has been denied. Tamar Hallerman says the investigation becomes more combative as Willis closes in on former President Trump’s allies. LISTEN: Rafael Olavarria describes the impact…

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NC Politics in the News – August 2022 #2 | McGuireWoods Consulting

Agriculture WUNC: Proposed USDA rule change would affect NC poultry farmersThe USDA has proposed a rule change to the law that would require these companies to provide more information about contracts before farmers sign them. The disclosures include everything from the minimum number of chickens needed to make a profit to data about other farmers. economic development WRAL: NC’s project portfolio is ‘strongest it’s ever been,’ says NC economic development executiveThe passage and signing of the CHIPS Act could result more interest from semiconductor companies and other companies looking to invest in new or existing facilities in North Carolina, a…

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Breaking News: Prime Video Greenlights and Announces Host and Judges for New ‘Dr. Seuss Baking Challenge’ Competition Series

Oh, the places you’ll go…with dessert! Prime Video Greenlights and Announces Host and Judges for New ‘Dr. Seuss Baking Challenge’ Competition Series Emmy Award-winning actress, producer and host Tamera Mowry-Housley will serve as host Culinary icons Clarice Lam and Joshua John Russell will serve as judges for the series of baking competitions inspired by Dr. Seuss CULVER CITY, Calif. – August 16, 2022 – Prime Video today announced the host and judges of Dr. Seuss Baking Challenge. The series will be hosted by actress, producer and Emmy Award winner Tamera Mowry-Housley, with critically acclaimed pastry chef Clarice Lam and cake…

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Trump passports seized in FBI Mar-a-Lago search returned to former president

Washington — Former President Donald Trump’s passports that were seized by the FBI during the search conducted at his South Florida residence last week have been returned to the former president, a law enforcement source confirmed to CBS News. The source said the passports were returned to Trump after they were discovered by a “filter team,” a group of federal investigators who monitor materials seized during the execution of a search warrant for inside information or alien The FBI said in a statement that when executing search warrants, the bureau “follows court-ordered search and seizure procedures, then returns items we…

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Missouri Buc-ee will be starting soon in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – One of the largest convenience store chains will soon expand its footprint in Missouri. Crews are expected to begin construction on the state’s first Buc-ee Travel Center in Springfield week The 53,000 square foot venue will feature 120 food outlets and a large selection of snack and beverage options. Do you need a concealed carry permit in Missouri? Buc-ee travel centers are especially popular in southern states such as Texas, Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky and Florida. The company operates 43 stores in the United States and is currently celebrating its 40th anniversary. Seconds KOLR, subsidiary of Nexstar, the…

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Sen. Graham slams Biden’s ‘political’ withdrawal from Afghanistan amid terror concerns: ‘It backfired on him’

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! A year after the US pulled its military forces out of Afghanistan, the Biden administration continues to face scrutiny amid growing concerns that the Taliban-controlled nation is becoming an international “enclave” for terrorism. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-C., blasted the Biden White House for the withdrawal, warning that the decision goes “against good military advice” and has dangerous repercussions. “This was a political decision by Biden,” Graham told “America’s Newsroom” on Tuesday. “I wanted to go out on 9/11/2021, 20 years later. I wanted to be the American president… that ended America’s longest…

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Entertainment One CEO Darren Throop is stepping down, per The Hollywood Reporter

Darren Throop, president and CEO of Hasbro’s Entertainment One division, will step down at the end of 2022. Throop’s current contract runs through the end of the year and follows Hasbro’s acquisition of eOne in 2019 as part of a $4 billion cash transaction. Hasbro then sought the eOne deal to turn the toymaker into a media competitor as it combined the indie studio’s film and television unit with its own. The pandemic disrupted this media strategy with a shutdown of Hollywood production and delays in content deliveries as the industry reopened. More recently, Hasbro, under newly installed CEO Chris…

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